25 May 2011 Radar IC enables adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection Radar IC enables adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection A new analogue front end IC has been introduced by Analog Devices. The AD8283 automotive radar IC includes receive path signal conditioning and data capture circuitry to enable end systems for adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection. The six channel device is AEC-Q100 qualified and operates over the -40 to 105°C temperature range. According to ADI, it allows a radar system to receive a higher number of transmitted signals and decode them for target identification and classification. The device also integrates a 12bit, 80Ms/s a/d converter with 67dB signal to noise ratio and 68dB spurious free dynamic range. The AD8283 features on chip signal conditioning, including a programmable gain amplifier, low noise amplifier and a programmable, third order, low pass elliptic filter. It is gain programmable via an SPI port in 6dB steps from 16 to 34dB and has <3.5nV/rtHz input. It has 200-O or 200-kO selectable input impedance and consumes 170mW per channel. Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.analog.com Companies Analog Devices This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.